The Fletcher School

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The Fletcher School serves students with learning differences by offering a multisensory, college preparatory curriculum that prepares them to reach their full potential.
Our bright, talented, and often gifted students learn in small, structured classes with a 6:1 student-to-teacher ratio.
Individual and prescriptive learning plans are developed for each student.

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Top Rankings

The Fletcher School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in North Carolina for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 1-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Language based and ADHD
Year Founded
1982
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
273 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
7%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade
The Fletcher School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
57 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
6 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Apr. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
2020-2021: Tuition for Grades K-5: $25,600 Tuition for Grades 6-12: $27,000
% on Financial Aid
12%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$8,300
Admissions Director
Jennifer Middlemas
Admissions Associate
Elizabeth Ashe

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Beta Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Studio

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Girls on the Run, Karate

School Notes

The Fletcher School - Where Performance Meets Potential
  • The Fletcher School is a place of extraordinary potential-a joyful learning environment lit by the smiles of our students. You need only spend a few moments in our corridors or classrooms to hear, to see, and to understand the Fletcher difference.
  • We are an independent, K-12 school offering a college preparatory curriculum for students with learning differences. Our bright, talented, and often gifted students learn in small, structured classes with a 6:1 student-to-teacher ratio. Utilizing the Orton-Gillingham approach to teaching, instruction is sequential, cumulative, and repetitious in order for students to achieve mastery. Individual and prescriptive plans of instruction are developed for each student. Multisensory learning techniques are employed and school-issued, 1:1 Apple devices support and enhance student learning. Our comprehensive program is designed to build the academic, social, and emotional competence of our students. Fletcher Falcons are assured in their abilities and strengths, and stride forward with purpose on the path to fulfillment and life success.
  • Applicants are considered for admission based on documentation of average or above-average intelligence, difficulty in one or more academic areas or learning processes, and an LD and/or ADHD diagnosis. Evidence that learning disabilities are not the result of primary emotional or behavioral problems is required.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does The Fletcher School cost?
The Fletcher School's tuition is approximately $25,600 for private students.
Does The Fletcher School offer a summer program?
Yes, The Fletcher School offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
What sports does The Fletcher School offer?
The Fletcher School offers 7 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Golf, Soccer, Ultimate Frisbee and Volleyball.
What is The Fletcher School's ranking?
The Fletcher School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in North Carolina for: Largest student body.
When is the application deadline for The Fletcher School?
The application deadline for The Fletcher School is Apr. 1 / rolling (applications are due on Apr. 1 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).
In what neighborhood is The Fletcher School located?
The Fletcher School is located in the Sardis Forest neighborhood of Charlotte, NC.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
SCHOOL CLOSED: Juneteenth
June 19, 2024 (Wednesday)
SCHOOL CLOSED: Fourth of July Week
July 01, 2024 (Monday)
SCHOOL CLOSED: Fourth of July Week
July 02, 2024 (Tuesday)
SCHOOL CLOSED: Fourth of July Week
July 03, 2024 (Wednesday)
SCHOOL CLOSED: Fourth of July Week
July 04, 2024 (Thursday)

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The average private school tuition in Charlotte, NC is $16,083 for elementary schools and $16,413 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Charlotte, NC is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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